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Ok got my 580's today. Installed them and plugged my screen in. I have a black border around my screen. I can't get rid of it with my onboard display settings. Fresh format of windows. I also see the black border on the bios splash screen. Tried both DVI ports.

Note, i don't have the Nvidia display drivers installed, but would that effect a black border on the bios screen?

Thanks for the help.
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Ok got my 580's today. Installed them and plugged my screen in. I have a black border around my screen. I can't get rid of it with my onboard display settings. Fresh format of windows. I also see the black border on the bios splash screen. Tried both DVI ports.

Note, i don't have the Nvidia display drivers installed, but would that effect a black border on the bios screen?

Thanks for the help.
When I got my 6950 this happened and I had to use the over-scan feature of the AMD drivers. So if I were you id download the best drivers for the 580.
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Are you going to try and install the drivers and see how it works? If it doesn't, there's an option in the nvidia control panel to scale the image. About the bios - can't remember, but it might just be how the bios is. How big is the "border"?
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post #4 of 23
I'd say install your drivers first. Then see what happens.
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Hey, thank you so far everyone. I've been reading in the ati forums and other people have the same issue. They also said that they had to tweak the driver settings. The border is about 1.5 to 2cm. I don't mind a border on start up so the drivers should fix the issue in windows and in game. I will post back very soon. I will also go over the thread and rep those who have helped me. Cheers.
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drivers first, then if that doesn't work play with the monitor settings. I returned 2 monitors before realizing that I could play with the settings and it would actually "fit" the screen using monitor settings to fill it out, it was werid and it was a samsung monitor hope that helps
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post #7 of 23
i second what Vestito said, i remember i had the same problem when i first got my monitor, border in windows... now, since we have pretty much the same monitor, i'd suggest you fiddle about with monitor settings too, but maybe you should update your driver from nvidia first...
as for bios, i have a stupid border as well, nothing i could do about it really, if you figure out a way, i'd be more than happy to hear about it!
Edited by erik257 - 10/19/11 at 1:11pm
post #8 of 23
sweet. good luck. I would think there would be a similar setting as what is found in ccc. Idk, I don't mess with nVidia cards. which 2 did you end up going with ?
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I have black border for the bios
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I've repped everyone for helping. The back border has gone now that drivers are installed.
Thank you.
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